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Two men wounded in separate incidents in D.C.

Updated at 10:40 p.m.: The man who was shot Thursday evening in Northeast Washington was pronounced dead at a hospital, D.C. police said.

A second shooting Thursday night wounded a man in the 200 block of Michigan Avenue NE about 10:25 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman. The victim was found conscious and breathing. He had been shot in the arm and grazed in the head, but the seriousness of his wounds were not immediately known, D.C. police said.


Two men were wounded Thursday evening during a shooting and a separate stabbing in the District of Columbia, D.C. police said.

Police were called to respond to a shooting in the 5000 block of 10th Street NE about 6:15 p.m., said Officer Hugh Carew, a spokesman for the D.C. police department.  Police found the victim unconscious, and he was taken to a hospital with critical wounds.

Homicide detectives were called to the scene, but it was not immediately clear what prompted the shooting, Carew said.

About 30 minutes later, a second man suffered serious stab wounds in the 100 block of 15th Street SE, Carew said.  The victim was taken to a hospital in serious condition with wounds believed to be non-life threatening. No further details could be learned immediately.


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